Easy Cycling on Romney Marsh

If ever you want somewhere flat to cycle with plenty of quiet county roads then try Romney Marsh. Three of us did precisely that last Thursday. We put the bikes in the back of our cars and drove to Rye Harbour where there’s a large car park and, it’s free! It took just over an . . . → Read More: Easy Cycling on Romney Marsh

A Superb Autumn Cycle Ride

Cyclists joining Robin Post Lane near Arlington

Today (Tuesday) was a superb day for cycling.

It was a typical early autumn day. The morning started a bit chilly but soon warmed up and there was very little wind. The trees had started to lose their leaves but most were still green; the autumn colours . . . → Read More: A Superb Autumn Cycle Ride

A Perfect Cycle Ride

Cyclists riding along Stalkers Lane on their way to Blackboys

We’re lucky in Cycle Seahaven as we have miles and miles of wonderful country lanes to cycle along, many having little traffic and just the occasional horse or farm vehicle to pass. Those around Ripe, Chalvington and Chiddingly are especially quiet; the hedgerows are . . . → Read More: A Perfect Cycle Ride

Ride to Littlehampton

Cyclists outside the ‘tea rooms’ where we had lunch. A good choice.

Last Thursday, 26 May, four of us took part in the fifth annual ride to Littlehampton and back, a total distance of 70 miles. Originally, it was never planned to be an annual event but somehow it’s worked out that way. It’s . . . → Read More: Ride to Littlehampton

Ride to Horam – report

Cyclists at the start of the ride to Horam. More joined as we were leaving.

There was a good turnout of road cyclists for the ride to Horam this morning (Sunday). There were three groups: the Sportives (average speed of 17 mph), the Intermediates (average speed 15 mph) and the Tourers (average speed 12.5 . . . → Read More: Ride to Horam – report

Bluebell Cycle Tour

Cyclists in a woodland glade on the Cuckoo Trail

Our touring ride this morning (Tuesday) included cycling along the Cuckoo Trail from Hailsham to Heathfield and returning along country lanes through Lions Green to Muddles Green. There were bluebells aplenty along these stretches of the route; carpets of them in woodland glades.

Five of . . . → Read More: Bluebell Cycle Tour

A Perfect Springtime Ride

Cyclists at Chiddingly Village Shop & Cafe

Seven members took part in the touring ride to Muddles Green today (Tuesday), a round trip of 37 miles at our usual average speed (whilst cycling) of 12.5 mph. The spring weather was perfect, dry and sunny with the temperature reaching 18ᵒC and just a slight breeze.

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Challenging Touring Rides

Spring has been a busy time for the Touring section, with several challenging rides over increasing distances leading to the 200km Challenge.

This took place last Thursday and had six riders attempt the challenge, starting at Arlington Reservoir at 07:00. We rode our usual figure of eight circuit, in conditions that could only be described . . . → Read More: Challenging Touring Rides